Asif Khan has designed 'Darkest Building on Earth' pavilion for Winter Olympics 2018

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Asif Khan
Collaborators
Interactive engineer.- iart. Façade coating.- Surrey NanoSystems. Corian fabrication.- Cutting Edge. Structural engineer.- AKT II. Environmental engineer.- Atelier Ten. Environmental sound.- Why Do Birds?
Client
Hyundai Motor Company
Main Contractor
Hyundai Engineering
Interior contractor
GL
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ASIF KHAN

Asif Khan (born 1979, London) founded his architecture practice in 2007. The studio works internationally on projects ranging from cultural buildings to houses, temporary pavilions, exhibitions and installations. Notable projects include the ‘MegaFaces’ pavilion at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Coca-Cola Beatbox Pavilion at London 2012 Olympics and most recently he was a finalist in the competition for the Helsinki Guggenheim Museum and the British Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Red Dot award for Design, Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Innovation, a D&AD award, Special citation in Young Architect Programme 2011 MAXXI + MoMA/PS1, Design Miami Designer of the Future in 2011 and Design Museum Designer in Residence 2010. Khan lectures globally on his work, sits on the board of Trustees of the Design Museum and teaches MA Architecture at the Royal College of Art.

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